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Daddy, Does God Want To Save Me? - David Murray: “Did you hesitate? Even for a second? Then you have a warped Calvinism. And there’s lots of it around.”
Thoughts on Visiting - Jeremy Walker offers some thoughts on hospital visits.
I Love a Man - The angle on this one may be a bit overdone (“I’m Southern Baptist and Love a Man”), but the article is good and deals with male Christian friendship.
False Security - Don’t let false security dupe you!
Baptizing the Dora Generation - Christianity Today writes about Southern Baptists and toddler baptisms. “While the number of baptisms is down for most age groups, ‘the only consistently growing group in baptisms is age five and under,’ the task force reported.” (Here is something I’ve written on age of baptism.)
Jesus vs. the World - Here’s a good comic from Adam4D.
Profanity is the use of strong words by weak people. —William A. Ward